"I believe too much in that team, in those guys", he said.
That suggests they might limit City to a respectable scoreline, although the fact that Guardiola's team scored three at home to Brighton last season indicates they have the capability to open a wider gap this time.More news: Lindsay Lohan Punched in Face After Accusing Parents of Child Trafficking
"I want all my players to be focused and when they do that there is no problem at all, when they don't do that they know what happens".
'Go to Anfield, win, lose, whatever.
Star playmaker Ilkay Gundogan was the star of the show during Man City's win over Cardiff City last weekend.
Brighton's only heavy defeat away to a big-six team was 4-0 at Liverpool on the final day of last season and the usual margin of defeat is two goals (five times out of eight, including the FA Cup match).More news: Liverpool ready to win titles, says Sarri
Despite De Bruyne's absence City have been as strong as ever collecting 19 points from their first seven games to see them placed joint-top of the table. The France global has also been criticised for his social media use and has taken a break since being pictured at Anthony Joshua's fight in London last Saturday night, hours before his late appearance.
The Belgian worldwide was pivotal last season as they won the Premier League and EFL Cup, contributing 12 goals to Pep Guardiola's side. They lost the first game in the Carabao Cup [against Chelsea last week] but at Anfield they score a lot of goals, they don't concede.
But the 27-year-old did not require surgery and has returned before City face Hoffenheim in the Champions League on Tuesday. "We are going to try again".
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